Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Writing (9-month) beginning August 6, 2019. We have two positions.
Required Qualifications and Education:
Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Professional or Technical Communication, Writing, English, or closely related field is required. ABD will be considered for a two-year contract with provision that a Ph.D. must be completed by December 2020.
Candidates should have experience and/or interest teaching several of the following: web content strategy, professional/technical writing, business communication, user experience, digital rhetoric, or visual rhetoric. One of the candidates will teach our web writing module.
Candidates should demonstrate an active research agenda.
Preferred Qualifications and Education:
We encourage candidates to review our dynamic, modular curriculum on the department website (www.gvsu.edu/writing).
Responsibilities – Essential Functions:
The typical teaching load is three courses per semester.
All candidates will be expected to perform up to department and university expectations in the areas of teaching, scholarly activity, and service.
Department/Division: Department of Writing /College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Campus: Allendale, Pew, and/or Muskegon
Salary: The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications (includes health and retirement benefits).
Application Deadline Date: Review of applications will begin November 26, 2018 and the position will remain open until filled. We plan to conduct online interviews with selected candidates and then bring finalists to campus.
How to Apply: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now". Please include a CV, cover letter addressed to Professor Christopher Toth, and a statement of teaching philosophy. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On
the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references. If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.
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